Downers Grove is a city with families. The well-educated residents work in white-collar industries, particularly computers and math. There is also a large population of artists and creative professions in the area. Residents rely on their internet to connect with neighbors, set up play-dates for their children, continue their education and advance their careers. 100% of Downers Grove residents have access to high-speed internet, compared with 95% of Illinois as a whole.
DSL and cable internet are provided by AT&T and Xfinity respectively. Fiber optics have not yet entered the area. If residents are looking for a different option, satellite internet from HughesNet is also available. These services span from I-355 to 75th Street and from Belmont Rd. to Fairview Ave.
Fiber optics are beginning to be available to Downers Grove businesses. Zayo Group reaches 12% of commercial enterprises and Level 3 Communications reaches 3% of the area_s businesses.